5" Utility knife is, as named a multi-purpose, handy, many use tool. Use if for slicing, cutting up an apple, paring potatoes, or chopping scallions. It's a nice, small, easy to use multi-purpose blade. All of Yaxell's Tsuchimon (Beautifully hammered wave line in Japanese) Series blades are heated in a kiln to a very high temperature and then ice hardened. ...